Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
Butter or margarine,
-softened (1 stick)
HERSHEY'S KISSES chocolates,
-HERSHEY'S HUGS chocolates,
-pecan halves or candied
Softened butter or margarine
In small mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla
unti light and fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; gradually
add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Refrigerate dough at
least 1 hour or until firm enough to handle. Heat oven to 350'F.
Lightly grease cookie sheet. Shape dough into 1" balls. Beat egg
white slightly. Dip each ball into egg white; roll in nuts. Place on
prepared cookie sheet. Press thumb gently in center of each cookie.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Meanwhile, prepare VANILLA FILLING.
Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces. Remove cookies from cookie
sheet to wire rack; cool 5 minutes. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon filling
into each thumbprint. Gently press chocolate piece in center of each
cookie. Cool completely.
VANILLA FILLING: In small bowl, combine all ingredients; beat until